Everyone living in Monroe loves holiday performances.There are many opportunities to enjoy the arts while living in Monroe. This is especially true during the holiday season. Come out to enjoy concerts, plays, live comedy, discussions and much more.

Sky Performing Arts is proud to present A Christmas Story. Laugh along with Ralphie as he tries to convince everyone that a Red Rider BB gun is the perfect gift. Tickets are available now for the remaining showtimes on Friday, December 7th, 2018 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, December 8th at 2 p.m. or 7:30 p.m., or Sunday, December 9th at 2 p.m.

The Lights of Christmas Festival provides another opportunity to celebrate the season on Saturday December 8th. The Monroe Concert Band will perform at 5:45 p.m. and 7:45 p.m at Warm Beach Camp in Stanwood.

Holiday music will be once again performed by the Monroe Concert Band on Friday, December 14th at 7 p.m. at the Wagner Performing Arts Center. Admission is free to the MCB Concert: A Joyful Christmas, however donations are gladly accepted, which will in part go to Housing Hope. Everyone who comes will receive a free ticket for a chance to win prizes that include gift certificates for dining, movie passes, and many other great items.

Cascade Community Theater has been working hard on their production of Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka. Be taken to a magical place of chocolate and sweets. This is the perfect show to enjoy time with friends. Tickets are on sale now for shows on Saturday, December 15th at 2 p.m. or 7 p.m., Sunday, December 16th at 2 p.m., Friday, December 21st at 7 p.m., or Saturday, December 22 at 2 p.m. or 7 p.m. All performances will take place at the Wagner Performing Arts Center.

All who live in Monroe are also invited to Socrates Cafe monthly discussion group at the Monroe Public Library. Discuss all that you have experienced in regards to the arts over the past month. This group meets the third Saturday of each month. This month, it will take place on Saturday, December 15th at 1 p.m. Keep an eye on all available opportunities to enjoy the arts and find links to purchase tickets at the Monroe Arts Council